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Hi -

I don't even have my AT yet, but expect it in a week or so. Needless to say, I'm giddy like a schoolgirl. So, first order of business - dat rubber! I'm really leaning to getting a set of Mitas E07s but am somewhat concerned about the fact that the rear is a tubeless tire. A few questions for you guys actually running the Mitas E07 on the rear with a tube:

1. I've read a few things about potential problems with heat, the necessity to reduce speed, etc., but have any of you actually had problems?
2. Is this a setup you'd recommend? Any regrets?

Also, has anyone switched out their rear rim to tubeless to run it with a tubeless tire?

Anything else I should be considering here?

Thank you!
 

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I have the Mitas E-07's on my AT with heavy duty tubes and no problems after almost 10,000 kms. I rode 5,500 kms in 8 days, most of it highway and haven't experienced any heating problems that I noticed.
 

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I just switched from the Mitas to a shinko 805. Put about 5500 miles on the Mitas E-07 with a tube.... No issues at all! Great tire! To be honest though, I have LOVED the 805 just as much, and it is alot cheaper. Road manners are great, and it is def better off road!
 

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I'm running the Shinko 804 and 805 which are tubeless and have HD tubes in. 2000 miles so far and no problems and the Shinkos are great and wearing well.
 

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I have Mitas E-07 rear. No issues on the road at 70-75 mph (maybe a bit more). Good traction for 90% of my off road riding
 

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Yes, need to run a tube. Nothing special for a tube, not a heavy duty one. The Mitas has a very stiff side wall.
 
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